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Social Media And Hiv

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To Tweet or Not to Tweet: "Black Twitter," Social Media and HIV/AIDS Awareness

Christopher Ervin To tweet or not to tweet? That is the question. Whether 'tis nobler in the organization to suffer the "followers" and "mentions" of your Twitter timeline or take to Twitter a sea of "retweets" and "#hashtags." It's ironic to... Read more »
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Rae Lewis-Thornton: A Diva Talks About Social Media and HIV/AIDS (Video)

Here in the online HIV/AIDS community, it's hard to remember a time when Rae Lewis-Thornton wasn't the social media maven she is today. But believe it or not, she was resistant to blogging and tweeting at first. Now she has thousands of loyal... Read more »
CDC National Prevention Information Network

Hobson City, Ala., Clinic Awarded Grant for Social Media HIV Prevention Program

This article was reported by Anniston Star . The Anniston Star reported that the Health Services Center (HSC) -- a nonprofit organization that provided HIV testing, medical care, mental health care, case management, substance abuse treatment,... Read more »
Ask the Experts

media and HIV (STIGMATIZATION) (CAUSE OF HIV FEARS)

I was wondering about your thoughts regarding the media's portrayal of HIV/aids? It seems that most of us are deathly affraid of contracting HIV and, unfortunatley, I think it is due to a lack of PROPER education. It seems most of out fears are...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I believe there are multiple reasons for irrational HIV fears.Consider the following poem written by Johnson Mwakanze, a Kenyan living with HIV . . . "Underneath the Veil"This one thing has destroyed families,This one thing has... Read more »

Nurse told media I was HIV Positive

Do I have any remedy against a nurse who told the media i was hiv positive? I was admitted to the ER after a PTSD episode and the nurse falsely claimed I spit at her. The charges were dropped nolle pros in illinois, however, the damage is...
Christa Douaihy, Esq.

Response from Christa Douaihy, Esq.

Member, City of NY Bar Association Committee on AIDS
Dear Writer,You should immediately contact the AIDS Legal Council of Chicago. The AIDS Legal Council of Chicago provides legal assistance in cases where an individual's HIV status, real or perceived, is the cause of his or her legal... Read more »

Nurse told media I was HIV Positive

An emergency room nurse accused me of attempting to spit on her while in the ER for an overdose of xanex. She filed charges of aggravated assault with the police and told the media & police I was HIV +. Was this legal? Ultimately, the charges...
Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

Response from Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

HelpWithBenefits.com
You may have legal recourse depending on the damages incurred and the laws in your state. Each state has a separate statute of limitation on these types of torts. Contact you nearest AIDS Service Organization who should be able to refer you to legal... Read more »

Social and economic impact of HIV?

Dear Mrs. FranzoiMy name is David and i am 15. I fortunately do not have HIV but I was hoping you could help me understand HIV a little more. This is in connection with a school project. I know I could google this topic for answers but I would like...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
David,This forum is not the best place to get the answer to your question. I suggest you proceed with your Google option.... Read more »
Connect With Others

Media and People Living with HIV and AIDS

Posted by Anonymous
Please could you distribute this notice? Thank you. Kind Regards Jackie


Dear Friends,

HAVE YOUR SAY! PARTICIPATE IN THE GLOBAL SURVEY OF 'THE MEDIA AND PEOPLE LIVING WITH HIV/AIDS'

Please fill in the online survey at:
http://www.surveymonkey.com/s.asp?u=... Read more »

Media Request-HIV+ Couples

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I am currently writing an article for the magazine HIV Plus that is exploring whether HIV+ couples have safer sex and their concerns, if any, about superinfection and drug resistance. If you are in a relationship with another HIV+ person (male or... Read more »

Media Request--Article on HIV+ Couples

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I am currently writing an article for the magazine HIV Plus that is exploring whether HIV+ couples have safer sex and their concerns, if any, about superinfection and drug resistance. If you are in a relationship with another HIV+ man, I'd be... Read more »

HIV+ and the media

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello, I am currently enrolled in an English class at the University of Cincinnati, I have been asigned to create an advertisment to warn people about the dangers of unprotected sex and the link between that and HIV. I am alot older then most... Read more »